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Menna’s Story

Menna’s struggle with Hypotonia Menna, 18 months from Qalqiliah was born with general hypotonia “that often involves reduced muscle strength causing delay in all physical abilities such as head control, sitting, creeping, crawling and walking”. Also, Menna suffers vision problems. At the age of four months, she was diagnosed of having Nystagmus also called “Dancing eyes” as a result she ... Read More »

Addressing Autism in Palestine

Palestine is usually mentioned in the news in the political context of the Palestinian /Israeli conflict and resulting violence. What receives less attention however is the daily social, cultural, educational, and health concerns in the Holy Land. In fact, Palestinian social services are strongly present, working to empower and enhance the daily lives of children, women, young people and people ... Read More »